Category: Hajj & Umrah

Explain Hajj to Your Children (video)

Invite your children to explain or act out how a person may return from a Hajj. Every year Muslims around the world get prepared for Hajj season, and those who intend to perform this holy ritual head to Makkah in…

Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence

The Obligation of Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence Allah, the Exalted, says: “And Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah) to the House (Ka`bah) is a duty that mankind owes to Allah, those who can afford the expenses (for one’s conveyance, provision and…

Hajj: A Journey of Love 1

The journey of Hajj is dotted with incredible experiences of selfless brotherhood for most pilgrims. For someone who has never gone forHajj, I do not think any amount of literary research, academic classes, or wistful anticipation can prepare them enough…

Snapchat Opens Digital Window on Mecca to Millions

Some people who did not follow the religion went as farCJ44kEYUcAAT53R as saying the online event had made them consider adopting the faith.The Snapchat live feature works by stitching different short video clips in to one continuous stream of footage that users can swipe through. Users posted scenes of prayers, rituals, and even jokes. Here a user pokes fun at the traditional head shaving ritual that follows the pilgrimage.. aljazeera